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18 December 2015 -
18 December 2015
Commissioner Karmenu Vella, responsible for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, today met with Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development of Ghana.
4 December 2015 -
4 December 2015
This year's annual meeting of the South-East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation was held in Swakopmund, Namibia, from 30 November to 4 December. The outcome is very satisfactory for the EU, which was again a driving force behind the adoption of the main measures - notably the updating of the system of Observation, Inspection, Compliance and Enforcement as well as all Scientific Committee recommendations, notably the TAC of Patagonian Toothfish and Deep-sea Red Crabs.
1 October 2015 -
1 October 2015
The Commission today confirmed its zero tolerance policy against illegal fishing worldwide by warning the Comoros and Taiwan that they risk being identified as uncooperative countries in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. At the same time, the Commission is lifting the yellow cards from Ghana and Papua New Guinea, which have significantly reformed their fisheries governance system.
28 September 2015 -
28 September 2015
European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, is in Washington this week to convey the EU's commitment to sustainable development.
21 April 2015 -
21 April 2015
The European Commission has today put Thailand on formal notice for not taking sufficient measures in the international fight against illegal fishing (IUU).
3 March 2015
Speech by Director-General Lowri Evans, at a Conference at the University of the Philippines, Manila, 26 February 2015

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